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Travel Bug Dog Tag Art-Rockwell-After the Prom TB02

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Sunday, 20 July 2014
Texas, United States
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Current GOAL

This travel bug has two modest goals, to survive more than five years and to be moved by at least 25 cachers. As of 8-May-19 it had been moved by 17 cachers and had been circulating for 4.8 years

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About This Item


This is one of a series of travel bugs made to recognize paintings or illustrations seen, and admired by the bug owner. A digital copy of this work was downloaded from the internet. It was reduced in size and proportions cropped to accommodate the laminating materials available to the owner. Regrettably these processes diminish the effort of the artist. The text below is a mixture of my own observations and material gleaned from the internet.

My grandparents had a subscription to the Saturday Evening Post until it ceased publication in 1969. When I visited them I would gather up the back issues to read the jokes. After a while I began to notice the covers. Norman Rockwell may well have been the first artist whose work I could recognize on sight. Many critics in his lifetime sniffed at the idea that an illustrator could be considered an artist. But time has been kind to him. If art is done to elicit an emotional response, then Rockwell was an artist. Never mind that the emotion was often humor or American ideals and never mind that it didn’t it require a scholar to tell you how you were supposed to interpret it.

Anyway, I had read and reread all of the Posts I could find over the years.  This illustration appeared on the cover of the Post, May 25,1957, the spring I graduated from high school. 

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Tracking History (18675mi) View Map

Mark Missing 05/19/2019 shellbadger marked it as missing   Visit Log

The owner has set this Trackable as missing.

Write note 05/18/2019 wendyhue posted a note for it   Visit Log

As of 05/18/19, this trackable was not in "SCBC 1 Test your smarts" - GC67954.

Dropped Off 05/08/2019 Kingsnu placed it in SCBC 1 Test your smarts West Virginia - 13.99 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/08/2019 Kingsnu took it to Horse Sense Maryland - 127.56 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/08/2019 Kingsnu took it to Go with the Flow, H3O Pennsylvania - 2,067.71 miles  Visit Log
Visited 04/17/2019 Kingsnu took it to Route 66 - The California Route 66 Museum California - 158.62 miles  Visit Log
Visited 04/17/2019 Kingsnu took it to A Bit of Pioneer History Arizona - 183.5 miles  Visit Log
Visited 04/17/2019 Kingsnu took it to The Lost Dutchmans Gold! Arizona - 184.15 miles  Visit Log
Visited 04/13/2019 Kingsnu took it to End of the River Walk Nevada - 193.38 miles  Visit Log
Visited 04/11/2019 Kingsnu took it to 15 -- This way to MMRP Arizona - 105.67 miles  Visit Log
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